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  CBS    CBS 5 Eyewitness News at 11    News   
   News/Business. Ken Bastida. (CC)  

    January 15, 2013
    1:35 - 2:10am PST  

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you don't need me to tell you it is one of the coldest nights we've had so far. the good news is this is it. i am ken bastida. >> i am elizabeth cook. >> changing not until we get one more cold night for some of you perhaps the coldst night. more freeze warnings more frost advisories. interior valleys of the east bay and north bay temperatures in the 20s. a frost advisory for areas in the east day and south bay right along san francisco bay. temperatures for the month have been well below normal. san jose 5.5 degrees below normal, concord and san francisco 3 degrees below normal. after tonight things change. when the 60s come back to the forecast in a few minutes. thank you paul. it will be a cold night for dozens of people in larks burg.
about 30 customers still don't have power after a big redwood tree came crashing down the 150- foot tree took down utility linesmashed into a house. the tree's roots were decayed and pg and e crews are working through the night they expect to have power back on by 7:00 a.m. watch out for black ice. this is why. this is what happened in berkeley, one car hit a patch of black ice, lost control, and set off a chain reaction pile up near the claire mount resort. 7 cars crashed. fortunately no one was hurt. a sudden surge in gang violence has turned the streets of oakland into a war zone. there have been 16 shootings in the past 3 days. the latest just 3 hours ago. four of the victims have been killed all within a 6 hour stretch that was friday. police say the bulk of the violence can be traced to a small group of feuding gangs and chief howard jordan tell it
is chronicle it all started with the murder of a gang members girlfriend over the summer. 90% of the violence since then can be directly tied to that single incident. now the city of oakland is making a big money bet on a legendary law money to come in and turn -- law man to come in and turn things around. a controversial crime fighting tactic he calls a must have, might be a tough sell. >> reporter: it was a bloody weekend for oakland and a stronger argument for the city's soon to be hired police consultant to impose one of hiscontroversial policies stopping and searching suspicious people otherwise known as stop and frisk. he told cbs 5 he won't back off from what he believes works. >> for any city to say they don't do stop and frisk i'm sorry they don't know what the hell they are talking about. >> reporter: the practice has
come under fire. civil rights groups in new york are suing police for stopping and searching people in privately owned buildings. officers were given access by landlords. >> there is a stop and frisk policy that is constitutional i am not against that. >> you don't get to stop random people walking down the street because they are african american male, because they are young or live in a certain neighbourhood. we are against that. if that is how it is going to come out there will be a lot more litigation in this town. >> every police department in this town does it the challenge is do it constitutionally within the law, compassionately. >> reporter: he has support of the new city councilman who heads the public safety committee. >> we are politicians not police officers not police officers in training the mayor certainly is not and so therefore we hire a police chief and police officers to do a job, to guarantee the safety,
security of our neighbourhoods and we need to let them do their job. >> i am sorry any police department in america that tries to function without some form of stop and frisk or whatever terminology they use is doomed to fail. >> reporter: if city council approves the contract as expected he will start work in oakland february 10th he is also consulting the detroit police department and could soon work with yet another city, baltimore which just hired a new chief anthony bats he just left oakland. linda yee cbs 5. oakland police made four arrests and seized nearly a dozen guns in connection with that string of murders on friday these are photos of weapons similar to the ones used in the killings. police say many of the guns they seized were illegal assault rifles. president obama is promising to do whatever it takes to curb gun violence in america even if it takes an
executive order. >> i am confident there are some steps we can take that don't require legislation, and that are within my authority as president and where you get a step that has the opportunity to reduce the possibility of gun violence, then i want to go ahead and take it. >> the president is reviewing a list of recommendations from his gun task force. he is expected to outline his plan of action later on this week. there is a renewed push in sacramento to close a loophole in state gun law. senator yee introduced legislation to ban the bullet button on so called weapons. the device allow it is typical bullet to be used to quickly release and replace the magazine on high powered rifles. san francisco police want to know if you have seen that man. they believe he tried to rape a woman in the mission last weekend. he is described as asian or hispanic, 25 years old, about
5'10", a woman says she was walking home from dinner with friends about 3:00 a.m., when a stranger lunged at her, threw her to the pavement and straddled her. she was able to free herself and scream for help that suspect is still on the loose tonight. if you haven't gotten it yet you probably know some pod diwho has. -- some body who has. the flu. so far california hasn't been hit as hard as the rest of the country but doctors say that could soon change. as kiet do found out the best way to protect yourself is in short supply. >> reporter: despite signs baekenning customers inside, nearly -- beconning customers inside for the flu shot nearly all cvs pharmacies have run out. they could not keep up with local demand after calling every single cvs in the bay area it is easier to show where they still have doses. palo alto and el camino real,
san jose, and fremont at the hub all have a good number on hand. >> that doesn't mean there is no vaccine. people some times forget their own health care providers have vaccines. >> reporter: santa clara public health says your best option is go to your doctor since they use different suppliers than the big box stores. the county keeps its own supply but they are only available to low income patients. >> is there time to get a vaccination and not get sick. >> reporter: yes. nationwide other city haves seen shortages. california has 16 million doses of flu vaccine and 3.7 million doses of anti virals such as tami flew. california is not sharing with states running out. a cvs spokesperson did not explain why the company did not see the rush company. saying the current high demand
is unprecedented we are making every effort to resupply as needed. >> they need to stock up more. >> reporter: customers will have to roll the dice and wait, go to a competitor or make an appointment with their doctor. >> what if you get sick in that time? >> you get sick. you lose work and money. >> reporter: the general consensus of the pharmacy, the cvs pharmacies is that they should get shipments some time between wednesday and saturday it takes a full two weeks for the vaccine to take full effect if you get one soon you will be ready for the peek of the flu season when it hits california end of january. after years of denying he doped lance armstrong confirmed what many people believed all along. cbs learned in an interview with oprah today, armstrong confessed that he used performance enhancing drugs to win the tour defrance. last year armstrong was
stripped of his 7 tour titles critics say his confession is a little too little too late. >> it is the right decision for him to make, yes, but really late, and a lot of damage has been done, that an apology and confession on oprah is not going to take back. >> oprah is expected to talk more about the interview tomorrow morning on cbs this morning here at 7:00 a.m. on cbs 5. >> should be compelling. the homeland security warning about what is almost on everyone's computer and how to fix it. >> you blame the cold weather, grocery store items that doubled in price overnight. >> meet the 13-year-old who started his own business [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents on their own are fantastic but add some sauce pepperoni and cheese and fold up the crescent dough...and presto! tuesday night just became crescent pizza pocket-tastic pillsbury crescents. let the making begin
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unprecedented but very rarely done. >> reporter: he is talking about the homeland security warning to disable the java software. hackers are exploiting vulnerabilities in the software allowing them to trick you to log into fake websites, stealing bank log ins and money and using your compute tore attack other websites. -- computer to attack other websites. oracle has released a patch but they says the not good enough. >> it is very old as patches are released and they do plug certain holes other holes may not get addressed. >> reporter: it is a computer language that allows programmers to run apps and software that run on any cop computer. -- can run on any computer. >> i am not going to see a whole lot of impact on my web surfing if i disable java but i
will likely be more secure. >> absolutely. >> reporter: disabling is easy on a pc click start go to control panel, there add or remove programs then scroll down to java and uninstall. download a security patch from the oracle website but even homeland security has concerns about future vulnerabilities if it is left enabled. >> the safest thing is disable it. >> some people may need java to access corporate sites and apps you should imimmediately install the update from the website. the warning is directed to pc users but it is advised anyone even mac users disable java. julie watts, cbs 5. a lot of speculation about a mysterious event at facebook tomorrow. they e-mailed reporters last week inviting them to quote come see what we're building
without providing details. rumors have been flying about everything from a smart phone to search engine. last time they held a press conference they announced they were going public. >> apple stock fell below $500 a share investors got nervous after rumbling iphone 5 may not be doing as well as expected. wall street journal reported apple reduced orders for iphone parts because of lower than expected sales. you might be surprised the next time you go to the grocery store. somethings have nearly doubled in price almost overnight. lynn ramirez says you can blame the cold weather. >> reporter: salinas valley farm crew, laid down plastic sheets to protect young and
tender plants. these emergency actions are happening throughout california. >> for the whole state to be hit all on the same day is rare. >> reporter: chris drew grows artichokes near casterville last night's 28-degree hit was not enough to kill the crop. >> open that up there, and it is still good. >> reporter: but the the frost did cosmetic damage and will reduce the shelf life and value which are a $2 million investment. >> ice damages the outer cellflakes off the longer the temperature stays below freezing the more damage, the inner tissue will tern black however we -- turn black however we haven't gotten to that stage yet. >> reporter: consumers will feel it at the market. prices jumped overnight at this produce stand, citrus prices are skyrocketing especially mandarins reflecting shortages and extra costs. >> they start at 2 pounds for
$1 now up to 89¢ a pound, 40¢ almost double. >> onions from 40¢ to 79¢ and lettuce, potatoes and broccoli too. california farmers have spent $10 million on efforts to mitigate damage. prices will be reflected at the market for some time to come. cold out there. >> very very cold. >> how about this for an interesting stat. anchorage alaska 38 degrees. napa california 33 degrees. >> whoa. >> we are colder than alaska. keith tower all decked up. niners. liver more you are colder thank raj, concord you too, 35 degrees -- colder thankage
concord you too. freeze warning in effect for the interior valley, area shaded in red. frost advisory for east bay and also the south bayou know the drill bring -- south bay, you know the drill. bring the pets inside and protect tender vegetation. fremont 31, san jose 32, liver more 28. santa rosa 26. high-def doppler, dry right now that dome is moving off to our west over top of us. it is well up in northern canada as that high moves closer it will shut off the tap. if anything we will get an offshore wind. cold air stops moving in as high pressure sits over top it allows the atmosphere to warm up. some of you will be back to the
60s as soon as wednesday afternoon. one more very cold night. after that things begin to change warm up tomorrow more on wednesday and thursday, the nights will still be chilly down in the 30s just not as cold as we have been for the past 6 days. we will not be around 50. mid-50s. getting closer, san jose 56, walnut creek, san ramon, 54 and mid-50s, sonoma, san francisco, 54. back inland wednesday. near the bay you will hit 60 on thursday. fantastic weekend, mainly sunny skies maybe not swimming weather ken bastida but it will be milder. where are you going to swim. >> 33 degrees. >> beach. >> 63 is a heat wave >> i want to see you in your swim trunks friday. >> eww. >> maybe i don't. >> some body
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haron chin shows talk about a sweet deal. >> try the bay area teenager who is still a few years away from going to stanford. sharon chin caught up and found out he has already cooked up a clever plan to pay for college. >> reporter: 13-year-old tucker fish, came up with a recipe to finance his higher education. >> why can't i do this. >> reporter: he cooked up the idea two years ago when he sold home made snacks today the aspiring ceo has perfected his toffee candy bar. >> you want to have a good life, you have to get good grades to go to college you need a good job and have a good life. >> reporter: he expects college bound bar sales to help pay for his education and others.
>> i have always thought how much promise there is in someone who continually surprises you. that is my feeling about this kid. what next. >> reporter: with one more week left on the fundraising site kick starter he has collected almost $4,000 to pay for equipment and ingredients he even got a celebrity chef to help him find a kitchen but a new state law means he can cook in his family kitchen. he can sell food made at home. >> after homework he spends two hours a night working on his business. he plans to sell each candy bar for $2.50. >> right now $200,000. >> four years? >> yes. >> are you counting your placement? >> later. >> first he is hoping to taste sweet success. you know, maybe tucker can
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championship sunday. their son-in-law, tom crane of the indiana hoosiers their team is ranked second in the country. >> my parents are in their 70s that is a lot of excitement and action. like going back to back to back like three 24 episodes in a row. >> that is long. >> at this point, everyone is concerned with bulletin board material the falcons board is empty so far. last night on game day, walker would not add to it. >> care to -- >> give me a prediction -- >> another point we were playing the giants we lost two going into the game what do you think i said i think we are going to win the game. you guarantee it. no, we are going to win the game of course the next day
match calls me in what is this you are guaranteeing a victory. >> yeah, he paid the price. they won the game though. northern california, number one. bird had 13. mario, hot hand, step back for three. won 61-50, 13-3 exclusive to cbs 5. melvin gets to call the coliseum home for the next two years. >> today i was doing my running early on i remember the day in the green i came here, the who and the dead. >> billy bean liked the title out west last year. sharks opened with lofty expectations on the 20th of january. edmonton oilers predicted to finish third in the league. whitney couldn't believe it.
>> third? >> not third in the west either overall. >> i don't know marijuana is legal in some areas. >> day two of the aussie open. serena rolled her ankle, took 8 minutes to get taped up. kevin durant building on his mvp season. thunder beats the suns tonight. >> when is a half court shot better when it doesn't go in? when it sits perfectly on the rim they gave the guy the prize that should never happen number one it won't be long until you get your hockey pick. will you see it better goal than this. penalty shot khl all-star game. >> exclusive information, liz cook once played
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